Other medical problems and other types of
rhinitis may cause symptoms like those of
allergic rhinitis. Your doctor will usually be able to
tell the difference between allergic rhinitis and these other problems by
examining you and asking questions about your symptoms.
Medical problems include:
Like allergic rhinitis, nonallergic rhinitis also causes
inflammation of the nasal passages and the same
allergens do not cause nonallergic rhinitis, and your
immune system does not react. Immune tests typically are negative. As with
allergic rhinitis, nonallergic rhinitis can occur at certain times of the year
Forms of nonallergic rhinitis may include:
June 17, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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